Rovio Entertainment and Capsule Skateboards Team Up to Launch Angry Birds Skateboards

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23 September 2022: Angry Birds, the Finnish action-based media franchise created by Rovio Entertainment, and Capsule Skateboards, the manufacturer of one of the world’s most eco-friendly and 100% recyclable skateboards, today announced the launch of the Angry Birds skateboards – in a deal facilitated by Angry Birds’ global licensing agency IMG. 

Skateboarders, Angry Birds enthusiasts, and skate lovers will now have the chance to upgrade their skateboarding experience, thanks to seven new eco-friendly and recyclable skateboard decks, each featuring graphics inspired by the popular mobile game and entertainment brand.

The collection aims to deliver eye-catching graphics for epic games of skate battles.    

We are more than excited to join forces with Angry Birds and share our passion for skateboarding of all generations. This new cooperation follows our company’s mission and goal to spread awareness around skateboarding and bring an eco-friendly alternative to wood board construction”, says Andreas Charalambous at Capsule Skateboards. 

Andreas at Capsule's Factory

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the desire for outdoor sports among young kids and parents alike and skateboarding features among the top leisure choices for fun, adventure and exhilaration. Angry Birds is all about movement and activity, and through this collaboration, Capsule and Rovio Entertainment hope to encourage people around the world to be more active, outdoors.   

“Movement, activity and fun are in the DNA of the Angry Birds brand, making this a great match! We are happy to encourage people to get active with Capsule’s skateboards,” says Katri Chacona, Director, Brand Licensing at Rovio.

The boards are now available for purchase only via the e-shop of Capsule Skateboards, here:  

About Capsule Skateboards 

Capsule Skateboards is a skateboard manufacturer that provides eco-friendly and recyclable alternatives to wood skateboards, helping to decrease deforestation. They have been awarded from ISPO Munich in 2019 as one of the Top 50 Sports Brands. Skaters all over the world enjoy their long-lasting boards without harming the environment.

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About Rovio Entertainment Corporation

Rovio Entertainment Corporation is a global mobile-first games company that creates, develops and publishes mobile games, which have been downloaded over 5 billion times. Rovio is best known for the global Angry Birds brand, which started as a popular mobile game in 2009, and has since evolved from games to various entertainment, animations and consumer products in brand licensing.

Rovio has produced The Angry Birds Movie (2016), and its sequel, The Angry Birds Movie 2 was released in 2019. The company offers multiple mobile games and has seven game studios – two in Espoo (Finland), one in Stockholm (Sweden), Copenhagen (Denmark), Montreal and Toronto (Canada), as well as a subsidiary in Izmir (Turkey) called Ruby Games, which was acquired in 2021.

Most of the employees are based in Finland where Rovio is headquartered. The company’s shares are listed on the main list of NASDAQ Helsinki stock exchange with the trading code ROVIO.

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About IMG

IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion, events and media. The company manages some of the world’s greatest athletes and fashion icons; owns and operates hundreds of live events annually; and is a leading independent producer and distributor of sports and entertainment media. IMG also specializes in licensing, sports training and league development. IMG is a subsidiary of Endeavor, a global sports and entertainment company.

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